Anupama Kundoo

Anupama Kundoo's architectural practice, started in 1990, demonstrates a strong focus on material research to achieve architecture of low environmental impact, and development of building technologies that are socio-economically beneficial. The practice is supported by extensive research and experimentation.

Kundoo has had the experience of working, researching, and teaching architecture in a variety of cultural contexts across the world: TU in Berlin, AA in London, TU in Darmstadt, Parsons New School of Design in New York City, and University of Queensland in Brisbane. Her projects as well as writings have been featured in a wide range of books, international journals, and newspapers.

Kundoo was born in Pune, India in 1967, graduated from Sir JJ College of Architecture, University of Bombay in 1989, and obtained her Ph.D. from the Technische Universitaet Berlin in 2008.

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Classes (Selected)

  • ARCH 3101/3102 Option Studio: India - A Call to ActionDesign and development of complex architectural projects situated in urban contexts and developed with regard to program, site, building, and representation.

Awards, Grants, and Fellowships (Selected)

  • Honorable mention, 2013 ArcVision International Prize for Women and Architecture (2013)
  • Dr. Vishnu Joshi award for the best Ferrocement structure by the Indian Society of Ferrocement (2013)

Publications (Selected)

  • Roger Anger: Research on Beauty/Recherche sur la beauté Architecture 1958–2008, jovis Verlag GmbH, Berlin (2009)
  • "More than Cladding," Design Today, Living Media India Ltd, New Delhi (June 2010)
  • "Who Decides What's Green," Design Today, Living Media India Ltd, New Delhi (March 2010)